Iraq Under Siege, Updated Edition: The Deadly Impact of Sanctions and War / Edition 2

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This updated study of the sanctions' impact on Iraq now includes Bush's latest plans for invasion.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780896086982
  • Publisher: South End Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2003
  • Series: Middle East Studies
  • Edition description: Updated
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments and Note to the Updated Edition
Introduction to the Updated Edition (2002) 11
Pt. 1 The Roots of US/UK Policy
1 America's War Against Iraq: 1990-2002 35
2 Iraq: The Impact of Sanctions and US Policy 53
3 US Iraq Policy: Motives and Consequences 65
Pt. 2 Myths and Realities
4 Collateral Damage 77
5 Myths and Realities Regarding Iraq and Sanctions 85
6 The Media's Deadly Spin on Iraq 101
7 The Hidden War 121
8 One Iraqi's Story 133
Pt. 3 Life Under Sanctions
9 Raising Voices: The Children of Iraq, 1990-1999 145
10 Targets - Not Victims 161
11 Sanctions: Killing a Country and a People 171
Pt. 4 Documenting the Impact of Sanctions
12 Sanctions, Food, Nutrition, and Health in Iraq 185
13 Toxic Pollution, the Gulf War, and Sanctions 205
Pt. 5 Activist Responses
14 Sanctions Are Weapons of Mass Destruction 217
15 Building the Movement to End Sanctions 222
Afterword 239
Resources: Organizations Working to End Sanctions on Iraq 241
About the Authors 245
Index 249
About South End Press 263
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